workplace flexibility

What’s Next: The Future is Flex

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“During a slog, we have a chance to accept a new normal, even if it’s temporary, and to figure out how to make something of it.  You don’t have to wish for it, but it’s here.  There’s very little value in spending our time nostalgic for the normal.”  – Seth Godin The near future for business and how we work …

Workforce

What’s Next? The Distributed Workforce is Here to Stay

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Stay-at-Home orders are easing. Employees are ready for business to resume. And yet, much of your displaced, remote workforce is – well – now a distributed workforce. Some of your remote employees are thriving in the home office and want to stay remote, and others are itching, possibly anxious, to get back to an office environment. There is much speculation …

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It’s Going to be Weird: Minimizing Risk in a Post COVID-19 World

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You are probably itching, possibly anxious, for business to resume. If you are like most of us, you are looking for any sign life will return to normal – when the quarantine lifts and you can finally get back to running your business. There is much speculation as to what future business looks like and many differing opinions, but all …

COVID- 19 Response

A Message From the LIFT Office

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The LIFT Office is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace for our members and guests. We are closely following the guidelines and recommendations of the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and Texas Governor Abbott’s Strike Force to Open Texas for maintaining a healthy workplace amid the COVID-19 outbreak. We want to update and share with you the following …

The ROI of Flexible and Shared Office Space: What’s it Worth to You?

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6 Factors to Consider When Selecting Office Space Most choices are made with consideration. Whether it’s cleaning products, a new coat, or your office space, we all consider our choices and look for value. This isn’t new information, but it’s good to be reminded. When shopping for office space whether as an individual, as a satellite office for a corporation, …

Member Spotlight: Jarvis Boyd

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Benjamin Franklin once said, “…either write things worth reading or do things worth the writing.”  Jarvis Boyd lives a big, inspiring life that lifts up others in the process…and is worth the writing. In the words of Jarvis . . . Sooooo, I had an interesting week. I had surgery to donate bone marrow to a 12- year old recipient. Somebody …

How to Evolve Your Career into Work You Love

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In today’s ever-evolving work world, career evolution is constant. How do you discover work that is life-giving and creates the impact you desire? How do you forge the change you want to create? What can you do at a personal level to evolve your career effectively? Fanny Dunagan, Co-Founder PathLynks, knows from personal experience how to evolve a career. Over …

Six Reasons Why Satellite Offices and Remote Teams Thrive in Shared Office Spaces

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Coworking offices have evolved in the last several years. When we first opened our doors at the LIFT Office in Grapevine, Texas, we had to regularly define coworking and the benefits of shared office space. The most common member was a solopreneur or the owner of a start-up business. Fast forward three years, and not only is coworking accepted in …

Expert Advice: 5 Tips for Choosing the Right Location for Your Satellite Office

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I’ve recently worked alongside a large corporation as they set up their fifth satellite office at the LIFT Office. They intentionally choose coworking and shared office spaces to house their satellite branches in major cities across the U.S. With so many options, how do they choose a location that works for them?  And, why is their preference to engage shared …

Shared vs traditional

Which Office Setup is Best for Your Company? Shared Office VS. Traditional Office

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The sharing economy has deeply impacted workplaces and how business owners and individuals choose to office.  Coworking, Shared Office Space, and Flexible Office are terms used interchangeably to describe workspace that is service-led and flexible. These offices deliver everything a company or individual needs – office space, Wi-Fi, equipped conference rooms, furniture, coffee, community manager, copy/print/scan, etc. – in an …